Usdaw disappointed that the Government's minimum wage increase fails to deliver £10 per hour or an end to rip-off youth rates
31 December 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union leader Paddy Lillis has expressed disappointment that the Government has not listened to Usdaw’s detailed evidence for a £10 minimum wage for all workers and an end to rip-off youth rates.
Vote Labour today for better pay and to save our shops says Usdaw
12 December 2019
Retail trade union Usdaw urges members to vote Labour today for real change for working people. Polls open 7am to 10pm.
Usdaw response to the Conservative manifesto launch
24 November 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union leader Paddy Lillis has warned minimum wage workers not to be fooled by Boris Johnson’s minimum wage promise. Usdaw continues to call for £10 per hour now for all workers, with an end to youth rates and action on insecure employment.
Labour's manifesto offers real change for working people - Usdaw backs commitments to tackling in-work poverty and the retail crisis
21 November 2019
Retail trade union Usdaw has hailed Labour’s general election manifesto, launched today, as a chance for real change for working people.
Equal Pay Day 2019: Usdaw calls for a £10 an hour minimum wage to help close the gender pay gap - only Labour will deliver
14 November 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union leader Paddy Lillis is calling for action to close the gender pay gap on ‘Equal Pay Day 2019’, Thursday 14 November, which marks the day that women will effectively work for free until the end of the year because of the gender pay gap.
'Real' Living Wage uprating supported by Usdaw, but it's time for at least £10 per hour for all workers
11 November 2019
Retail trade union leader Paddy Lillis has welcomed today’s increase in Living Wage rates, as set by the Living Wage Foundation, and continues to call for at least £10 per hour for workers of all ages.
Usdaw, the Trade Union for shopworkers, addresses Penzance Citizens Panel on in-work poverty
01 November 2019
Usdaw Area Organiser David Clift addressed the Penzance Citizens Panel which outlined the work the Union has been doing to address in-work poverty.
Budget 2019: Usdaw challenges the Chancellor to tackle the retail crisis, automation and workers struggling to make ends meet
24 October 2019
Ahead of the budget, shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has challenged the Chancellor of the Exchequer to deliver on four key issues facing working people.
Minimum wage announcement puts the 'con' into Conservative says Usdaw
30 September 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union leader Paddy Lillis has warned minimum wage workers not to fooled by today’s announcements coming out of the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Usdaw continues to call for £10 per hour now for all workers, with an end to youth rates and action on insecure employment.
Universal Credit has been universally discredited by the Tories says Usdaw
28 September 2019
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has responded to Labour’s announcement that they will scrap Universal Credit to replace the Tories' welfare reforms with a social security system to support job seekers with "dignity and respect".